The manger scene from “Jesus of Nazareth”

“The date is December twenty-fifth, but to the humble, it is Christmas …

The humble, simple souls, who are little enough to see the bigness of God in the littleness of a Babe, are therefore the only ones who will ever understand the reason of His visitation.

He came to this earth of ours to carry on an exchange; to say to us, as only the good God could say: You give me your humanity, and I will give you my Divinity; you give me your time, and I will give you my eternity, you give me your weary body, and I will give you Redemption; you give me your broken heart, and I will give you Love; you give me your nothingness, and I will give you My all […]

Thus the birthday of the God-Man is the children’s day, in which the proud become children, and the big become little, and all find God.”

-Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen

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